Tag: jam

Raspberry Peach Jam

Ingredients: 8  cups whole, picked over raspberries 3 peaches, peeled and diced 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz., both of the little packets in the box) 1/4 cup lemon juice zest of one lemon Directions: Mash the berries in a large bowl with a potato masher. It […]

Blueberry Balsamic Black Pepper Jam

Ingredients: 8-10 cups whole, picked over blueberries 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz. should be 2 little packets in the box) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2-1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Pour the berries into a bowl. Mash with a potato masher. Measure it out. […]

Strawberry-Rhubarb Mint Ginger Jam

Ingredients: 7 cups finely diced strawberries (about 3 quarts) 3 cups diced rhubarb 1/3 cup minced crystallized ginger* 1 bunch fresh mint 4 1/2-5 cups sugar (depends on how sweet your berries are) 1 box liquid pectin (6 oz., 2 little packets) Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Lightly bruise the […]

Plum & Lemon Zest Jam

Ingredients: 8 cups black plum chunks* 4 1/2-5 cups sugar 1 box powdered pectin 1/4 cup lemon juice zest from two lemons Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Place the plums into a large, heavy bottomed pan. Add the sugar,  lemon juice and zest. Bring to a boil, stirring and breaking up any big chunks […]

Grilled Jam Glazed Chicken

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs 6 oz orange jam 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 large onion, chopped salt freshly ground black pepper wood chips for smoking Directions: Place all ingredients in a resealable bag or marinating container. Marinate at least 2 hours. Prep grill. Place the chips in […]

Strawberry Thyme Jam

Ingredients: 8 cups finely chopped, hulled strawberries* 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 box liquid pectin (both packets) 1/4 cup lemon juice zest from one lemon 5 springs fresh English thyme Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Stuff the thyme into a tea ball. Secure it to one side of a large, […]

Mango Pineapple Jam

Ingredients: 4 cups finely diced ripe mango 4 cups finely diced fresh pineapple 5 cups sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons light rum (optional) 1 6 oz box liquid pectin Directions: Add the sugar, mango, rum and pineapple to a large pot. Prep jars/lids for canning. Bring the mixture […]

Blueberry Jam Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 8 oz blueberry jam 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup thick Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup chili sauce (lke Heinz) 1/4 cup rye or bourbon 1/3 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar (optional) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke […]

Turkey, Fig & Capicola Panini

Ingredients: 1 loaf Italian bread, sliced 2 oz fig jam 8 slices fontina cheese 8 slices very thinly sliced lean capicola 16 slices smoked turkey breast butter Directions: Place the cheese in a single layer a slice of bread. Top with a slice of cheese. Spread the jam on the […]

Fruity Pulled Chicken

Ingredients: 2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup chili sauce (like Heinz) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 4 oz orange jam 3/4 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons bourbon 1 chipolte pepper in adobo 1 1/2 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke 1 shallot, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced salt freshly […]